Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in Huey's Apartment, Oakland, California, 1971

Photograph by
Shames, Stephen, American, born 1947
Subject of
Dr. Newton, Huey P., American, 1942 - 1989
Seale, Bobby, American, born 1936
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Date
1971, printed 2014
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.6 × 50.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 5/8 × 18 5/8 in. (32.1 × 47.3 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in Newton's apartment in Oakland, California. Newton is standing at the proper left of the photograph, wearing a dark-colored button-down shirt with a pin attached to the right collar, dark trousers, and a dark belt. He is leaning forward and resting both of his hands on a glass table. Seale is seated at the table, looking up at Newton, and resting his chin on his right hand. There is an ashtray with a lit cigarette on the table in front of Seale.
Place depicted
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Black power
Photography
Politics
Resistance
Social reform
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.123.10
Restrictions & Rights
© Stephen Shames
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53726f2d0-3f0d-4633-bdeb-61a35339cce8